Alecensa Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Anemia

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Constipation
  • Increased Creatine Kinase Levels
  • Low Energy
  • Muscle Pain
  • Pain In The Muscles Or Bones
  • Visible Water Retention

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • High Amount Of Bilirubin In The Blood
  • Slow Heartbeat

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Change In Vision
  • A Skin Rash
  • Backache
  • Cough
  • Diarrhea
  • Head Pain
  • Nausea
  • Trouble Breathing
  • Vomiting
  • Weight Gain

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Clot In The Lung
  • A Hole In The Intestine
  • A Type Of Inflammation Of The Lung Called Interstitial Pneumonitis
  • Bleeding
  • Endocarditis, An Infection Of A Heart Valve
  • Inflammation Of The Liver Called Hepatitis
  • Kidney Disease With Reduction In Kidney Function
  • Lung Tissue Problems

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Increased Sensitivity Of The Skin To The Sun

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